Business and Economics Careers

What Can I do with a Business or Economics Degree?

The opportunities are endless.

Allegheny College graduates are equipped to be the executives of the world who can synthesize information, analyze problems, work in teams, communicate and think out of the box. All Business and Economics students are encouraged to participate in internships and experiential learning opportunities offered by the Center for Business & Economics and the Career Education office.

Students can also earn academic credit for internships, email Beth Ryan to get started. For more specific information on our complete portfolio of  job and internship opportunities, career coaching for resume preparation, interviewing and career discovery, please visit  Career Education to learn more.

Where do our alumni work? Here is a small sample:


Bank of America
Key Bank
PNC Bank
Wells Fargo
Bank of New York, Mellon
Dollar Bank
PNC Capital Markets
JP Morgan Chase
Huntington Bank
M & T Bank

Healthcare Administration

Allegheny Health Network
Indiana University Health
American Ass. Of Critical Care Nurses
Frontier Pharmaceuticals
Pittsburgh Medical & Health Sciences Foundation
Children’s Dental Health Project
Meadville Medical Center

Government & Non-Government Organizations

Freddie Mac
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U. S. Treasury
National Wildlife Federation
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
U. S. Marine Corps.
Institute for Global Engagement
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
The US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Management & Manufacturing

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Carnegie Steel Partners
Tollgrade Communications
ATI Defense
USF Holland
E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co
American Colors
Boston Scientific
Acutec Precision Aerospace
Boston Scientific

Law Partner/General Counsel

Department of Justice
Vanguard Health Systems
Alung Technologies
Illinois Attorney General’s Office
Governance Partners Group

Investment Management

Chatham Financial
Federated Investors
Cambridge Associates
Guggenheim Securities
Lancaster Pollard & Co
Chicago Board of Trade
United Financial Technologies
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley
Hefren- Tillotson


Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Aetna Insurance
Allied Insurance Brokers
Bayer Corporation
Progressive Insurance
AFLAC Insurance
Lawley Benefits Group
Travelers Insurance
Tower Watson OneExchange

Consulting and Research

Cornerstone Research
Willis Towers Watson
Accenture Federal Services
Denali Sourcing Services

Education & Graduate School

SUNY, University at Albany
John Hopkins
Case Western Reserve
Gannon University
Tiffin University
Vanderbilt Law School
University of Pittsburgh
Duke University
Carnegie Mellon

Business Information & Media

CBS, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics
Johnson & Johnson
Michael Baker International